Plains Elementary School

  • Plains Elementary School serves 234 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Plains Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Top Placements

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School Overview

    Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
    Total Students234 students
    Gender % This chart display gender of Plains Elementary School
    Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
    Students by Grade This chart display the students of Plains Elementary School by grade.

    School Comparison

    • Plains Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 718 schools in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
    • The diversity score of Plains Elementary School is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    Definition of Terms 1985-1986 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MT)
    Overall Testing Rank#41 out of 718 schools
    (Top 10%)
    Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
    42%
    Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
    51%
    Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
    American Indian
    3%
    11%
    Asian
    1%
    1%
    Hispanic
    4%
    5%
    Black
    n/a
    1%
    White
    89%
    78%
    Hawaiian
    1%
    n/a
    Two or more races
    2%
    4%
    All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Plains Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MT.
    Diversity Score0.210.37
    Eligible for Free Lunch
    58%
    40%
    Eligible for Reduced Lunch
    6%
    6%
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    School District NamePlains K-12 School District
    Source: 1985-1986 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

    Nearby Public Schools

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    • School Location Miles Grades Students
    • Plains Plains 7-8
      Grades: 7-8 | 82 students
      0.0 miles
      412 Rittenour
      Plains, MT 59859
      (406) 826-8600
      0.0 7-8 82
    • Plains Plains High School
      Grades: 9-12 | 117 students
      0.0 miles
      412 Rittenour
      Plains, MT 59859
      (406) 826-8600
      0.0 9-12 117
    • Hot Springs Hot Springs 7-8
      Grades: 7-8 | 25 students
      14.3 miles
      301 Broadway
      Hot Springs, MT 59845
      (406) 741-2962
      14.3 7-8 25
    • Hot Springs Hot Springs High School
      Grades: 9-12 | 74 students
      14.3 miles
      301 Broadway
      Hot Springs, MT 59845
      (406) 741-2962
      14.3 9-12 74
    • Hot Springs Hot Springs School
      Grades: PK-6 | 86 students
      14.3 miles
      301 Broadway
      Hot Springs, MT 59845
      (406) 741-2014
      14.3 PK-6 86

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